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Isobel and Stafford Cripps general correspondence, papers and diaries, 1939-1985

MS. 9661/118

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  1. Correspondence relating to the end of Cripps' tour of India, China and Russia from family members including his father Lord Parmoor; correspondence from and relating to Cripps' secretary Gwen Hill; notes on plans for the Cripps Mission; press release on the Cripps Mission; correspondence relating to the situation in China with Japan as aggressor; correspondence between Isobel Cripps and Harold Laski relating to Labour Party Affairs; note/speech on the death of the Chamberlain government; Indian Government constituents figures; letter relating to the Blitz, 1939-1940
  2. Typed diary written by one of Cripps's children; 'Theresa diary' relating to Cripps and Isobel Cripps' movements; obituary for Isobel Cripps; 'The Cairncross Diary', 1939-1943, 1979
  3. Correspondence relating to Cripps' visit to China (including a photographs); letter to R.A. Butler concerning China; Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek's message to all friendly nations regarding Japan's predatory intentions outside of China, 1940
  4. Telegrams between Cripps in Russia to family at home; some bank correspondence; letter to Maurice Shock requesting information for research (1985); notes on Cripps's diary to Moscow; correspondence between the Bishop of York and Cripps; Russian magazine extract, 1940-1942, 1985


  • 1939-1985


1 box (4 folders)


MS. 9661/118

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom